[Sw-l] New Brazilian book 'A Saga do Surdo' with SignWriting

Valerie Sutton 0000001342802f5f-dmarc-request at LISTSERV.VALENCIACOLLEGE.EDU
Wed Feb 3 20:18:00 UTC 2021

SignWriting List
February 3, 2021

Thank you, Melquiedes Ferreira Franco, for informing us about your new book “A Saga do Surdo”, which includes beautiful pages of illustrations with LIBRAS (Brazilian Sign Language) written in SignWriting. And what a great history!! Thank you for the YouTube introduction - so beautiful! How can we purchase or download this book? Do you want me to link to this on our SignWriting site? It would be an honor...


> On Feb 3, 2021, at 11:12 AM, Melquiedes Ferreira Franco <escolavirtualprojetofaisca at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> Hi! Valerie Sutton and other members of the group, my name is Melquiedes, I am a history teacher, brazilian sign language interpreter, so, I would like to present you our bilingual book Portuguese / Libras / sign writing, our goal is to promote sign language and sig writing as well.
> The literary work 'A Saga do Surdo' tells the trajectory of the deaf in the history of mankind, in order to aggregate deaf literature and provide the experience of a bilingual reading to its readers, encouraging and disseminating Libras (Brazilian sign language).
> Accessible in Libras (Brazilian sign language), with texts in Portuguese and SignWriting (Sign Writing), the illustrated book covers the main facts of this history, starting in Ancient Egypt until the achievement of the liberation of sign language (Congress of Paris - 1971), after the Oralist Empire.
> In a simple and summarized way, the reader will have at hand a brief summary of more than 4000 years of history, in addition, he will be able to learn Libras, Portuguese and Sign Writing in a didactic way.
> You can see more by watching the video.
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=TLPQMzAwMTIwMjF6YiS2ykRMKg&v=_Es24V12sOQ&feature=emb_logo <https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=TLPQMzAwMTIwMjF6YiS2ykRMKg&v=_Es24V12sOQ&feature=emb_logo>
> Melquiedes Ferreira Franco.



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